The story of a Beggar, his Wife, and Five Pancakes

Sep 18, 2018, 11:56 PM

This is a delightful little tale from Southern India, about a beggar, his wife, and their love for pancakes or Dosas. Once, a beggar's wife makes five pancakes for their meal. The husband and wife eat two dosas (pancakes) each, but they are unable to decide who will eat the fifth. So, they agree to challenge one another: the first person to speak would lose the challenge. What happens next? Listen to this tale to learn more.

Originally titled The Beggar and the Five Muffins from the book Tales of the Sun or Folklores of Southen India, this story has been revised by Amar Vyas and narrated by Sheerali Biju for gaatha story.

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